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Exports of computers, electronics and spare parts hit record high PDF Print
Friday, 05 May 2017 09:49

VIETRADE – The country’s export revenue of computers, electronics and components in March reached US$2.19 billion, the highest level ever recorded.

The exports also saw a year-on-year rise of 26%, according the General Department of Customs’ latest report.


In the first quarter of 2017, the export revenue for these products touched US$5.52 billion, surging 48% over same period last year.


China remained Vietnam’s largest importer of this commodity group during the period with a revenue of US$1.37 billion, up 123.5% year-on-year. The EU ranked second with a value of US$1.04 billion, up 12.3% against last year.


Meanwhile, the import revenue of computers, electronics and spare parts hit US$2.99 billion in March, representing a monthly increase of 20.1%.


The latest addition brought the import revenue of this commodity group in the first three months of 2017 total up to US$7.6 billion, representing a yearly rise of 17%.


From January to March, Vietnam mainly imported computers, electronic products and spare parts from the Republic of Korea with revenue of US$2.69 billion, up 28% year-on-year; from mainland China for US$1.58 billion, up 29%; and from Taiwan for US$773 million, up 8%.


According to analysts, Vietnam is a fast-growing manufacturer of electronics and computer components. The exports of this community group have greatly contributed to the development of Vietnam's export over past years.


For example, the exports of these goods made up 14.9% of the country’s total export value in 2016 or equivalent to more than US$27.87 billion.


Vietnamese computers, electronics and spare parts have to date landed in around 30 countries and regions. Beside to China and the EU, which account for 44% of the total export, these products have been also exported to the US, the Republic of Korea, Taiwan and Hong Kong.


Earlier, the Ministry of Industry and Trade predicted that computers, electronics, and spare parts would likely to achieve export revenue of US$22 billion in 2017, increasing 19% from last year./.

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